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Lex: If we can raise the capital for an employee lead
buyout, we can keep the plant running.

Manager: Buyout?

Lex: I can raise nearly 90% of the capital.

Manager: What about the rest? We're supposed to mortgage our houses?

Lex: It's a risk, I know, but in exchange, the investors (He's refering to them, right?)
will become minority owners.

Gabe: Doesn't your father control the board (of directors)? What makes you think
he's gonna go along with a buyout?

Lex: I know a couple of members I can convince, and I don't need a unanimous decision.
I'm offering you the chance to take control of your own destiny.
Stand with me, and we will win.
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Yes re investers, and not necessarily re directors. The board doesn't have to be made up of directors, it could be a board of senior managers depending on the type of company it is. So, the 'board' is generally made of people in the most senior positions, but not necessarily directors.
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Got it. Thanks, Tidus!